anti-racketeering

adjective
an·​ti-rack·​e·​teer·​ing | \ ˌan-tē-ˌra-kə-ˈtir-iŋ, ˌan-tī- How to pronounce anti-racketeering (audio) \
variants: or less commonly antiracketeering

Definition of anti-racketeering

: serving or intended to prevent or punish racketeering federal anti-racketeering laws

First Known Use of anti-racketeering

1929, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of anti-racketeering was in 1929

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“Anti-racketeering.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anti-racketeering. Accessed 27 Jun. 2022.

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